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06/21/2017
By: Lyn C.
Davis, Monica, MD
I love my doctor. She is the greatest. I suffer with "white coat syndrome " although I still experience it, dr Davis makes me sooo much better. I love just love the staff the previous ones and the new staff is awesome!!! Please don't change and keep up the fantastic patient and business care!!
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04/13/2017
By: Amy W.
Butterfield Martha MD
Dr. Butterfield is a joy! So dedicated, the only doctor that calls me at home! The one that figured out what was wrong after all these years. I'm so grateful, I would recommend her to anyone!
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02/18/2016
By: S W.
Vanderbilt Medical Group
They were super helpful when I first moved to Nashville and needed to switch physicians. I would also recommend Dr. Helen Chung-Hussain, as she is super friendly and helpful.
05/04/2016
By: Ash K.
Crewse, Candice, MD
We have been with Dr. Crewse since Dr. Schofield left the practice and we are very pleased with her level of expertise. She was a great fit for our family needs.
02/08/2016
By: Angie K.
Butterfield Martha MD
Love Dr. Butterfield. Have been going to her for several years. She's always willing to answer any questions that you have.
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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